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Provisional 1st Bombardment Wing General Orders #1 dated 15 June 1942.



  • Claude Duncan

    Military | Brigadier General | Commander
    Assumed command of the 1st Bombardment Wing on 27 July 1942. Replaced by Colonel Newton Longfellow on 21 August 1942 per 1st Bombardment Wing General Orders #5 dated 21 August 1942.


  • Brampton Grange

    Military site : non-airfield
    The First Air Division HQ was established at the Grange Hotel, Brampton and very quickly became operational on 15th June 1942 under the command of Colonel Claude E Duncan; on 19th August, Brampton was officially activated as the First Bomb Wing...


Date Contributor Update
03 June 2018 20:19:45 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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